Category: LASIK

  • Which is safer — LASIK surgery or Contact Lenses

    When it comes to corneal refractive surgery (i.e. LASIK) – my patients often report that they are going to wait until the procedure’s safety profile improves. I can understand this objection. I’m rather conservative myself when it comes to my own health. For a long time now, may surgery centers have been making the claim…

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  • More on Dr. Hamilton’s LASIK Experience

    A video crew recently came by Wells Branch Vision Care to interview Dr. Hamilton in regards to his surgery experience with Eye Lasik Austin. Check out the interview by clicking here.

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  • Dr. Hamilton’s LASIK Experience

    For years my patients have been asking me why I haven’t had LASIK yet. My response was always something along the the lines of, “Oh — I haven’t had time,” or “I’m planning on getting to it soon.” In reality, I think that I was nervous about having surgery on my eyes.   I had…

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  • What is astigmatism anyway?

    This is a question that we hear often at Wells Branch Vision.  Astigmatism, sometimes incorrectly referred to as “stigmatism,” is a common ocular condition that causes blurry vision.  A 2004 study preformed in Bangladesh showed that nearly one in three adults over the age of 30 had measurable astigmatism. Astigmatism is usually the result of…

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